Monday, July 18, 2016

Technology Review: Foodkeeper

The FOODKEEPER website and app helps consumers understand food and beverage storage to maximize freshness and reduce waste.
This easy-to-use website and app allows users to browse or search for a food item such as marshmallows or chicken nuggets. Then, the tool provides information about freshness, storage, and cooking tips.
Developed by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, the app is designed for the general public but would be very useful in home and consumer science classes.
Librarians will want to add this easy-to-use app to their reference app collection for easy access. The app would also be useful in math or data literacy classes as a data set source.
To use the website or download the app for Android for Apple, go to